Bout of Books 17 Goals and Progress

Bout of Books
The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 22nd and runs through Sunday, August 28th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 17 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team

Goals:

  • Make it to one twitter chat
  • Try and read 2 books
  • Have fun

Books:

All the books I will be reading during this week will be from my ReadThemAllThon list! But here’s the ones I want to focus on.

  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner
  • The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin

Progress:

Monday

Currently Reading: Harry Potter:CC
Pages Read: 0
Completed: –
Comments: I had to go to a funeral today so didn’t even try and read.

Tuesday

Currently Reading: Harry Potter:CC
Pages Read: 106
Completed: –
Comments: Started a book finally! It’s not bad so far, hopefully it picks up as I go on.

Wednesday

Currently Reading: Harry Potter:CC
Pages Read: 155
Completed: –
Comments: This book is starting to get interesting, hoping to finish tomorrow!

Thursday

Currently Reading: Harry Potter:CC/The Maze Runner
Pages Read: 90 + 96
Completed: Harry Potter:CC
Comments: Finished a book! It was good but I also didn’t love it. Also starting The Maze Runner! So far I see the differences from the movie

Friday

Currently Reading: The Maze Runner
Pages Read: 151
Completed: –
Comments: Read more than I thought I would today, and as of tonight I’m on vacation for a week!

Saturday

Currently Reading: The Maze Runner
Pages Read: 97
Completed: The Maze Runner
Comments: Finished a second book and made it to the Twitter chat! Pretty happy with my progress so far.

Sunday

Currently Reading:
Pages Read:
Completed:
Comments:

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Bout of Books 16 Progress

 Bout of Books

The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, May 9th and runs through Sunday, May 15th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 16 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team

 Goals:

  • To get to at least one chat
  • Participate in at least one challenge
  • Have fun and meet new people
  • Read in the back yard on the weekend!

Books to Read:

I was debating on just winging it this round, but I definitely have some books I want to get through. So I chose a few, but the rest will be dependent on my mood at the time. I’ve already started The Rose and the Dagger so I’ll just be finishing that up.

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Social:

I’ll be updating on my blog once a day, but I will be on Twitter and Instagram way more often throughout the week. Feel free to see how I’m doing from there!

Twitter: @Kelsenator

Instagram: @kelseysclutteredbookshelf

Progress:

Monday

Books finished today: The Rose and the Dagger (started at page 271)
Pages read: 149
Total Pages/Books read: 149 pages/ 1 book
Comments: I think I did pretty well today! I wasn’t able to make it to the chat though since I had to be up early the next morning. I’ll miss Wednesday’s for sure since I’m still at work during it.

Tuesday

Books finished today: –
Pages read: 271 of Run
Total Pages/Books read: 420 pages/ 1 book
Comments: Had a good reading day! I just kept wanting to get back to reading Run because I was enjoying it so much. I would have finished it but I was so tired.

Wednesday

Books finished today: Run by Kody Keplinger
Pages read: 17 of Run, 64 of The Crown’s Game
Total Pages/Books read: 501 pages/ 2 books
Comments: Had a headache most of the day but I still managed to get some reading in. Started The Crown’s Game by Evelyne Skye.

Thursday

Books finished today: –
Pages read: 104 of The Crown’s Game
Total Pages/Books read: 605 pages/ 2 books
Comments: A pretty good reading day! Excited for the weekend to get here though.

Friday

Books finished today: –
Pages read: 75 of The Crown’s Game, 273 of Dragonball Volume 2
Total Pages/Books read: 953 pages/ 2 books
Comments: I’m really enjoying the Crown’s Game! It’s really good, but I wanted to take a break before it got really epic and read some of my Dragonball manga. It’s going to be a busy weekend and we have to go visiting family on Sunday so I wanted to read manga since it doesn’t make me car sick like regular books do.

Saturday

Books finished today: Dragonball Volume 2
Pages read: 303 of Dragonball Volume 2, 125 of Dragonball Volume 3
Total Pages/Books read: 1078 pages/ 3 books
Comments: I participated in the chat and had a ton of fun! Hung out with a friend for her birthday and had a pretty good day.

Sunday

Books finished today: Dragonball Volume 3
Pages read: 443 of Dragonball Volume 3
Total Pages/Books read: 1521 pages/ 4 books
Comments: We went out of town to visit family and I was able to read a ton of my manga in the car while hubby drove.

Bout of Books 8.0 Goals and Updates!

Bout of Books

The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 19th and runs through Sunday, August 25th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure, and the only reading competition is between you and your usual number of books read in a week. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 8.0 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team

Well it’s tat time again! I am really excited for this one, not only does it celebrate 2 years of this read-a-thon, but also two years of my blog this week! Below I will post all of my goals and updates as I go. I am also one of the experts helping out, so if you have any questions let me know!

Goals:

  • Read 2 books from my list –Done
  • Comment on lots of blogs!- Done!
  • Try and get to two of the Twitter chats- Got to one only

Books to Read:

  • Enchanted by Alethea Kontis-305 pages
  • Hero by Alethea Kontis-304 pages
  • Perfect Ruin by Lauren DeStefano

Updates:

Monday

Number of books I’ve read today: 0
Total number of books I’ve read: 0
Currently Reading: Enchanted (1-143)
Comments: Started off the readathon pretty well! I read more than I thought I would, and luckily I can read on the bus too 🙂 I missed the chat since I was at work though.

Tuesday

Number of books I’ve read today: 1
Total number of books I’ve read: 1
Currently Reading: Finished Enchanted, going to start Hero hopefully
Comments: Yay for getting the first book done! I didn’t end up commenting on blogs again, but I shall tomorrow, as well as hopefully being there for the chat!

Wednesday

Number of books I’ve read today: 0
Total number of books I’ve read: 1
Currently Reading: Hero (1-43)
Comments: I didn’t do much reading, but I managed to comment on a bunch of blogs! I also missed the chat, but it was a long day. Here’s hoping tomorrow is better!

Thursday

Number of books I’ve read today: 0
Total number of books I’ve read: 1
Currently Reading: Hero (44-120)
Comments: Not only did my blog turn two today, but I got to go to a signing and meet Kelley Armstrong! It was so awesome and she was really nice 🙂

Friday

Number of books I’ve read today: 1
Total number of books I’ve read: 2-Met my goal!
Currently Reading: About to start Perfect Ruin
Comments: After the awesomeness of last night I was a bit tired and had a headache most of the day, but when I got home I felt way better and finished Hero! I’m super excited for the chat tomorrow, and so ready to host a challenge!

Saturday

Number of books I’ve read today: 0
Total number of books I’ve read: 2
Currently Reading: Perfect Ruin (1-71)
Comments: I made it to the chat and it was lots of fun! I also hosted a challenge today and I loved all of the answers everyone had 🙂

Sunday

Number of books I’ve read today: 0
Total number of books I’ve read: 2
Currently Reading: Perfect Ruin
Comments: I have to admit that I got lazy today and I didn’t read anything. I still did some blog commenting and blogging, but I felt like it was a nice relaxing day.

Wrap-Up

Total Books Read: 2
Pages Read: 680

I managed to make it to only one twitter chat, but I commented on lots of blogs and had so much fun!

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Bout of Books 7.0 Goals and Updates

Bout of Books

The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, May 13th and runs through Sunday, May 19th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure, and the only reading competition is between you and your usual number of books read in a week. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 7.0 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team

In case you missed my sign up post you can see it here, but this will be a more laid-back and stress free read-a-thon for me, so I can fully enjoy it! I will also only be re-reading the Women of the Otherworld series for this.

Time Devoted to Reading

During the bus rides to and from work, lunch hour and a few hours in the evening. The weekend I will be camping so who knows!

My Goals

  • Read as much as I want, without any pressure (no page or book count goal, but I will track it anyway)
  • Comment on as many blog posts as I can
  • Participate in at least one Twitter Chat

Books to Read

  • Stolen by Kelley Armstrong-557 pages (started at page 312)
  • Dime Store Magic by Kelley Armstrong-448 pages
  • Industrial Magic by Kelley Armstrong-560 pages (read up to 140)

Updates

Monday
Number of books I’ve read today: 0
Total number of books I’ve read: 0
Currently Reading: Stolen (pages 312 to 400)
Comments: It was a slow start to the read-a-thon, and I was at work when the chat was on. Hopefully the rest of the week will be better!

Tuesday
Number of books I’ve read today: 1
Total number of books I’ve read: 1
Currently Reading: Stolen (Finished), Dime Store Magic (just started)
Comments: Finished Stolen, and it was such a good book! I forgot how much I loved it!

Wednesday
Number of books I’ve read today: 0
Total number of books I’ve read: 1
Currently Reading: Dime Store Magic (pages 1-128)
Comments: Today I didn’t make the chat like I had hoped, I spent most of the night cleaning and getting my packing done for our camping trip this weekend.  But at least I got some reading in!

Thursday
Number of books I’ve read today: 0
Total number of books I’ve read: 1
Currently Reading: Dime Store Magic (pages 129-297)
Comments: Packing all done and ready for camping tomorrow!

Friday
Number of books I’ve read today: 0
Total number of books I’ve read: 1
Currently Reading: Dime Store Magic (pages 298-326)
Comments: Got to the campsite and set everything up, the spot we had was awesome!

Saturday
Number of books I’ve read today: 1
Total number of books I’ve read: 2
Currently Reading: Dime Store Magic (327-414 finished), started Industrial Magic (1-32)
Comments: A nice relaxing day, went to the beach and read in the sun for a bit.

Sunday
Number of books I’ve read today: 0
Total number of books I’ve read: 2
Currently Reading: Industrial Magic (pages 33-140)
Comments: Still one more day of camping tomorrow, but the last day of the read-a-thon! I had a lot of fun with it, even though I didn’t get to participate online much this time.

Bout of Books 6.0 Wrap-Up

Bout of Books Read-a-Thon

The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, January 7th and runs through Sunday, January 13th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure, and the only reading competition is between you and your usual number of books read in a week. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 6.0 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books 6.0 team

I know this is a tad late, but I wasn’t feeling too well yesterday and I didn’t want to get on the computer and make my headache worse. So below is what we achieved last week!

Kelsey’s Goals:

  • Read 700 pages-756 read!
  • Participate in at least 2 Twitter chats-Done!

Books I plan to read (may change later):

  • Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier-Done!
  • Sapphire Blue by Kerstin Gier-Done!
  • Looking for Alaska by John Green
  • Word and Deed by Susannah Noel-Got it started

Joe’s Goals:

  • Read 500 pages-120 read

Books to read:

  • Assassin’s Creed: Forsaken by Oliver Bowden
  • The Bourne Ultimatum by Robert Ludlum

For all the updates, check out this post.